A Woman’s Coffeehouse Collective Records
Scope and Content
The Woman’s Coffeehouse Collective records include the surveys regarding the Woman’s Coffeehouse policies, applications for the newsletter, correspondence to and from Coffeehouse members, contracts and other planning documents for events at the Woman’s Coffeehouse, and a cassette tape recording of a meeting.
- Creation: 1976-1985, undated
- A Woman’s Coffeehouse Collective (Organization)
Language of Materials
Collection material in English
Restrictions on Access
Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.
Restrictions on Use
Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).
A Woman’s Coffeehouse, which was based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and grew from a 1975 fundraiser for the Lesbian Resource Center to a functional weekly coffeehouse in 1976. The Coffeehouse Collective, its governing body, operated the coffeehouse until it closed in 1989. Its primary function was to “support and nurture the social, cultural, and political life of the Twin Cities lesbian community."
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The Woman’s Coffeehouse Collective records include the surveys, applications, correspondence, and documents from planning events at the Woman’s Coffeehouse.
This collection has been maintained in its original order and is listed by folder title.
Source of acquisition
The Woman’s Coffeehouse Collective records were donated in part by Janet Dahlem.
Processors include: Heather Dahlgren, Susan Hoffman, and Jennifer Shaw. Most recent processing efforts completed in part with funds provided by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society.
- A Woman’s Coffeehouse Collective records, 1976-1985
- Heather Dahlgren, Susan Hoffman, and Jennifer Shaw
- 2013, December 2014
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English